The region’s leaderships are making a set of strategic choices as consequential as the ones their predecessors made earlier, and it has an opportunity to make much better strategic choices than it made in the past, and there are signs it is beginning to do so—but not in every case. Read More Here
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Managing the transition will be hard. Arab economies are shot through with subsidies—about 70 percent of Egyptians are eligible for heavily subsidized bread—and in poorer states, those subsidies barely keep the middle class from falling into poverty.
It shocked me. Arab Nationalism has destroyed them.